Concerns have been raised about the ability of the Pixel 8 Pro to manage heat following the first video teardown of the device to hit the net. As with the Pixel 7 Pro, the Pixel 8 Pro does not have a vapor chamber cooling system as found on devices like the Galaxy S23 Ultra among Android flagship phones, but relies on graphite and copper to keep things cool.
Apple’s iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Ultra (Pro Max) models are expected to bring weight reductions thanks to the use of titanium. Details about exactly what we might expect those reductions to be have now surfaced in a fresh leak.
In something of a surprise, Apple could be upgrading its current iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus models to USB-C along with the anticipated upgrade to USB-C ports for the next-generation iPhone 15 series. The move would allow Apple to keep the devices on sale into 2024 when EU legislation mandating the use of USB-C as the universal smartphone port standard kicks in.
Apple's senior vice president of Hardware Technologies was a notable absentee from the launch of the Apple Vision Pro, along with the new Mac Pro and upgraded Mac Studio. Srouji has been a stalwart in Apple's recent launch videos, but he was strangely not anywhere to be seen this time.